The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for WebSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
Rank 49 44 34
Rank change year-on-year -5 -10  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 10 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.34% 1.53% 3.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.52% 7.61% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 12
Median daily rate £265 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.42% +9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £400 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -54.28%  

WebSphere is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 133 92 86
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 31.15% 20.13% 19.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 43 50
Median daily rate £475 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £56.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.03% +138.29%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing WebSphere as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in Essex

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WebSphere in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Essex

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in Essex over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere in Essex

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in Essex

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea -22 1 £575 +31.42%
WebSphere
East of England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 13 (92.86%) Java
2 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 12 (85.71%) TDD
3 10 (71.43%) IBM
3 10 (71.43%) OO
3 10 (71.43%) Web Services
3 10 (71.43%) XML
3 10 (71.43%) XHTML
3 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 10 (71.43%) HTML
3 10 (71.43%) J2EE
3 10 (71.43%) CSS
3 10 (71.43%) Ajax
4 9 (64.29%) Ant
4 9 (64.29%) Unix
5 8 (57.14%) SOA
6 7 (50.00%) RAD
6 7 (50.00%) JSP
6 7 (50.00%) HTML5
6 7 (50.00%) Sass
6 7 (50.00%) LESS
7 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
7 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
7 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (42.86%) Pair Programming
7 6 (42.86%) Extreme Programming
8 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
9 4 (28.57%) User Stories
9 4 (28.57%) Relational Database

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 3 (21.43%) Apache
1 3 (21.43%) IIS
1 3 (21.43%) Jetty
1 3 (21.43%) Mongrel
1 3 (21.43%) nginx
1 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
1 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (21.43%) Google App Engine
1 3 (21.43%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (7.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DHCP
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
1 3 (21.43%) FTP
1 3 (21.43%) HTTP
1 3 (21.43%) IPsec
1 3 (21.43%) SSL
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Ant
2 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
3 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
3 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 3 (21.43%) JUnit
3 3 (21.43%) Subversion
3 3 (21.43%) Travis CI
4 2 (14.29%) AccuRev
4 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 2 (14.29%) Gradle
4 2 (14.29%) Maven
4 2 (14.29%) Selenium
4 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
5 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 3 (21.43%) Legal
1 3 (21.43%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
1 10 (71.43%) Java Developer
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Technician
3 1 (7.14%) Server Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) Ajax
1 10 (71.43%) CSS
1 10 (71.43%) HTML
1 10 (71.43%) J2EE
1 10 (71.43%) Web Services
1 10 (71.43%) XHTML
1 10 (71.43%) XML
2 7 (50.00%) HTML5
2 7 (50.00%) JSP
2 7 (50.00%) LESS
2 7 (50.00%) Sass
3 3 (21.43%) Java SE
3 3 (21.43%) JAX-RS
3 3 (21.43%) JAX-WS
3 3 (21.43%) JPA
3 3 (21.43%) JSR 170
3 3 (21.43%) OSGi
3 3 (21.43%) REST
3 3 (21.43%) Spring
3 3 (21.43%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) Replication
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
3 1 (7.14%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) Unix
3 3 (21.43%) Solaris
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) TDD
2 10 (71.43%) OO
3 8 (57.14%) SOA
4 7 (50.00%) RAD
5 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (42.86%) Extreme Programming
5 6 (42.86%) Pair Programming
5 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (28.57%) B2C
7 4 (28.57%) User Stories
8 3 (21.43%) BDD
8 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
8 3 (21.43%) Information Management
8 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
8 3 (21.43%) MVC
8 3 (21.43%) Open Source
9 2 (14.29%) DevOps
9 2 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) Java
2 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (21.43%) Xen
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) IBM
2 4 (28.57%) Google
3 3 (21.43%) Adobe
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (7.14%) FatWire
4 1 (7.14%) Omniture
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) WSO2